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Splatoon 2 Testfire Thread: This is a port...able game now

Saro

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When is it?

I'll post these in this thread too, just incase they are helpful for anyone.

COUNTDOWNS

Since the times are simultaneous worldwide. I used the UTC times and made some GMT countdowns clocks over at secondapps.

UTC Times
Code:
UTC - Friday   24th March 2017    19:00:00 ~ 19:59:00
UTC - Saturday 25th March 2017    03:00:00 ~ 03:59:00
UTC - Saturday 25th March 2017    11:00:00 ~ 11:59:00
UTC - Saturday 25th March 2017    19:00:00 ~ 19:59:00
UTC - Sunday   26th March 2017    03:00:00 ~ 03:59:00
UTC - Sunday   26th March 2017    11:00:00 ~ 11:59:00

1st - "Splatoon 2" Global Testfire time period Countdown


2nd - "Splatoon 2" Global Testfire time period Countdown


3rd - "Splatoon 2" Global Testfire time period Countdown


4th - "Splatoon 2" Global Testfire time period Countdown


5th - "Splatoon 2" Global Testfire time period Countdown


6th - "Splatoon 2" Global Testfire time period Countdown
For the Americas


For Europe (from Nintendo of Europe's website)

The Controls


As far as it is known, button remapping is not available for the testfire but there are new sensitivity settings for the gyro, a̶n̶d̶ ̶Y̶-̶a̶x̶i̶s̶!̶ EDIT: NVM y-axis is stuck to the x-axis again I'm sorry.


Available Stages






Available Weapons

Note: The sub weapon on Dualies and Splat Roller have been switched.

The weapons in action
https://youtu.be/_TbtjEzMu20

https://twitter.com/SplatoonJP/status/844843612093394946
https://twitter.com/SplatoonJP/status/844844025697861632
https://twitter.com/SplatoonJP/status/844852242242924544
https://twitter.com/SplatoonJP/status/844851667543609345


Additional Resources
SplatoonJP Twitter
https://twitter.com/SplatoonJP

SplatoonUS Tumblr - a.k.a ”Live from the Squid Research Lab"
https://splatoonus.tumblr.com/

Discord Server

Come join the SplatGAF Discord sever! (QUOTE TO SEE):

Credits
Credit to DaBoss and SplatGAF for the Weapon Information Image
Credit to Toadsili T providing the OT Banner, consolidating resources for the OT, and for the Map images.
Credit to Rebel1 for the title.
 

Solobbos

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18.5 hours to go. Wired my Switch to the internet, charged my Pro Controller. It's go time.
 

backlot

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I'm still upset they took the curling bomb off splat roller. That kit was so perfect.
 

jwillenn

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I'm thinking I'll feel a bit more comfortable with motion based aiming this time thanks to the 2-piece split. Can't wait to find out tomorrow!
 

RecRoulette

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Not buying a switch for a Splatoon 2 test so I'll just have to wait and see.

I hope the Callie and Marie broadcasts are back
 

Doorman

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I'm still upset they took the curling bomb off splat roller. That kit was so perfect.
THIS THIS THIS THIS THIS

I was planning to spend a lot of time during the testfire specifically testing out the curling bomb in various scenarios, but I have almost zero interest in using the dualies, so I have no idea quite what I want to do with this anymore. I'm sure it'll still be fun but my enthusiasm is honestly dampened with the change.
 

Geg

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Just as a kind of warning, there's probably going to be a ton of veterans, especially in Japan, playing the testfires, so if you've never played before don't get discouraged
 

Shahadan

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I hope newbies won't be put off by the severe spanking they're probably about to receive.
More people need to play this game.
 

noshten

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Going to relive my first testfire back in 2015. Hope they do more in the lead up to the game. I'd also hope they configure LAN and Spectator mode to work during the testfires and allow people to squad up.
 

PreyingShark

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I'm still upset they took the curling bomb off splat roller. That kit was so perfect.
#GiveDualiesSuctionsBack
Like, each weapon had the sub that was just perfect for it. Curling bombs gave rollers much needed options for mobility and opponents hiding behind corners while the dualies had something to help with its mediocre range and lack of ways to get high-up opponents.

But no let's give the weapon that now has range via the vertical flick the suction bomb and the weapon with great mobility the curling bomb. That makes perfect sense!
 

hao chi

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Can't wait to play the Testfire
after the inevitable server issues and fix.
I've been playing a pretty good amount of the original Splatoon recently in anticipation/preparation for the sequel.

I'm hoping HD rumble is put to good use in this game. I'd think there would be a lot of cool uses for it here.
 

broncobuster

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Looking at the times, I hope to get two hours in on the late slots tomorrow and Saturday.

Last time I managed to play once.
 

Jaded Alyx

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Just in case...

It's a SERVER STRESS TEST
It's a SERVER STRESS TEST
It's a SERVER STRESS TEST
It's a SERVER STRESS TEST
It's a SERVER STRESS TEST
It's a SERVER STRESS TEST
It's a SERVER STRESS TEST
It's a SERVER STRESS TEST
It's a SERVER STRESS TEST
It's a SERVER STRESS TEST

Can't wait btw
 
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My WiFi still keeps disconnecting while playing Fast RMX and trying to watch videos on the eShop. I'm going to try and source a USB lan adapter before this kicks off.

Can't wait to jump back into Splatoon.
 

axisofweevils

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Don't forget Treehouse Live will be streaming devs vs players at one point.
 

molnizzle

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I'm ready! I got an eShop refund on the first game when I discovered it didn't have full Pro controller. Pumped to try the series out now.